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NUCLEAR STRESS TEST

Preparation:

You should not consume alcohol, caffeine or tobacco (or other source of nicotine) for 24 hours before the test. Do not eat anything for at least 6 hours before the test. You may stop certain medications as BETA-Blockers for 24 hours, no long acting nitrates for 4 hours, no Nitroglycerin for at least 1 hour and no calcium channel blockers for 24 hours. Wear comfortable clothing and shoes that are suitable for exercise.